Visiting US Republican senator deems Iran deal not legally binding, can be overturned
Budget to go to first vote in Knesset, final vote set for Nov. 20
Turkel committee proceedings on Gal Hirsch police appointment opens
New Canadian-born MK vows to fight for Israel unapologetically
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Matisyahu set to join closing events at J’lem Sacred Music Festival
Jerusalem if I forget you: Matisyahu set to perform at festival in Israel's capital
Everything’s coming up roses for ‘Bumblefoot’
Analysis: The return of the legionnaires and the impact on Israeli soccer landscape
Blue-and-white braces for final stretch
Tackle football: Israel overcomes Spain in 1st competitive game
Maccabi TA edges Beersheba thanks to Zahavi
Health basket panel head calls for doubling annual increase
‘Hi, Mr. President, I am glad to be in Israel and to learn Hebrew’
B’Tselem claims IDF demolished 25 illegal Beduin structures in West Bank
IDF: Hamas seizing Gazan construction imports for attack tunnel building
Israel not excited by Abbas threat to quit: 'Been there, done that'
Fatah leaders urge Abbas not to resign from PLO leadership
Fate of senior Hamas operative targeted in Jenin security operation remains unknown
Norwegian bank issues anti-Semitic credit card, says sorry
Labor's Corbyn under fire for supporting Palestinians who bombed Jewish charity
A rare glimpse into the education of Jewish children during the Holocaust
Area surrounding legendary Nazi treasure train goes up in flames
Genesis Foundation launches fund to boost outreach to interfaith families
Democrats to secure passage of Iran deal through Congress, may prevent vote
White House fight to preserve Iran deal is won, Cardin says
America remains Iran's 'number one enemy' despite nuclear deal, top cleric says
WATCH: Terrorists seek funds to bomb Golden Gate Bridge in anti-Iran bill campaign
Brokers for group liberating kidnap victims 'worse than ISIS,' says one-time supporter
Satellite images show ISIS destruction of major temple at Palmyra
US should use al-Qaida forces to defeat ISIS, former CIA chief reportedly says
Is ISIS planning attack for 9/11?
Lawmakers call on Blair to face inquiry over alleged attempt to save Gaddafi
Non-invasive test for Gaucher disease developed
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Finance Ministry pledges to reform solar energy sector
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israeli tech students to develop solutions for elderly citizens
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
Your Taxes: Israel and the OECD good amnesty guide
Is Netflix expanding to Israel?
'Local honey production insufficient to meet national needs'
Ex porn star and supermodel fight over kosher food on Big Brother
Dropping songs, not bombs: ISIS Karaoke Twitter account gains popularity
Is Kanye's upcoming trip to Israel a ploy to boost his presidential profile?
WATCH: Shimon Peres throws a paper airplane in the name of education
The Jenin model
Our World: Losing the war of ideas
Letters to the Editor
In my own write: Soul Food
We must honor the victims of the Holocaust by saving Christians today
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
Lost in the woods: cognitive defusion on vacation
How Samantha met Ben
American Presidential Wannabes, Israel Next Stop?
The confounding case of the Kastner trains and Kolozsvar ghetto
Tiny Ant-Man's Bigger Brand Lesson
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
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"Political horizon is completely closed with this new settler government," PLO leader says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Calling coalition extreme, Erekat says it will be counteractive to "peace and stability" in region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Steinitz calls compromise outline over Leviathan "balanced, responsible and appropriate."
By SHARON UDASIN
After almost a year of failing to get the government-approved National Government Hospital Authority off the ground, its director Esther Dominissini resigns.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Environmental Protection Ministry recommends residents take precautions: reduce standing water, use insect repellants, install window screens.
A coup de déclarations super-patriotiques, l’ancienne porte-parole de Tsahal est parvenue à se hisser jusqu’au cabinet ministériel. Mais sa stratégie de va-t-en-guerre pourrait ne plus fonctionner
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Le nouveau ministre des Affaires de Jérusalem Zeev Elkin aspire à laisser de côté le conflit suscité par sa nomination, pour se mettre au travail
By PEGGY CIDOR
Sa nomination fait grincer les dents. La nouvelle ministre de la Justice va devoir prouver qu’elle est autre chose qu’une belle plante
By SARAH HONIG
La décision d’Avigdor Liberman d’entrer dans l’opposition place Benjamin Netanyahou dans une position délicate, à l’heure des grands défis diplomatiques
By HERB KEINON
Après avoir été sacré grand prêtre de la politique, Netanyahou conduira finalement
une coalition étroite. Entouré de rivaux plus hostiles que jamais, son leadership est menacé
L’histoire l’a prouvé. L’union nationale n’est pas une mauvaise option. Souvenez-vous de Shimon Peres et d’Itzhak Shamir
By ARYE MEKEL
Some residents have a right to varying tax breaks based on factors like socioeconomic status or age.
How Mayor Nir Barkat lost the ministry he never had to Likud MK Ze’ev Elkin.
Tamir Nir, set to replace Rachel Azaria, is looking forward to working fulltime for the city.
By NAAMA BARAK
New city council member Aaron Leibowitz hopes to bring about change in the capital.
Having learned his lesson from his last, short-lived, government, Benjamin Netanyahu
is taking six steps to bring about political peace and quiet.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Knesset Speaker finds it unacceptable to go on break right after elections, seeks to change schedule.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Zionist Union co-leader expresses concern over election results in radio interview.
Movement for Quality Government says PM should keep the cabinet at 21 ministers and combine rather than split ministries.
Court says UTJ's Litzman has 60 days to quit as deputy health minister or to agree to be appointed full-fledged health minister.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,JEREMY SHARON,GIL HOFFMAN
Newly launched Coalition for Social Reform demands government action
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Yisrael Beytenu leader Liberman says glad he stayed out of current coalation.
Israeli Arab NGO head behind plan tell ‘Post’: If an adequate amount is not offered, protests would begin on September first.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The bill has been advanced by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who wants to quit the Knesset to enable the entrance of former MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, the next candidate on the Bayit Yehudi list.
The “Norwegian Law,” based on the model of the Scandinavian country’s government, requires each minister to be replaced in the legislature by a candidate from his or her party’s ballot.
Agreement marks first cooperation between PM and Yisrael Beytenu leader since party rejected Likud’s offer to join coalition.
Preliminary vote on a Yesh Atid bill passes by one vote; coalition had a majority in the room but lost due to two MKs' mishaps and an opposition trick.
Both the National Council for the Prevention of Road Accidents and the Israel Securities Authority did not employee any Ethiopian Israelis or Druse last year, the report reveals.
MKs complain NII does not do enough to inform people of their rights and entitlements.
Netanyahu began to feel the weight of having only a 61-seat coalition when he was forced to give in on a procedural motion on the natural gas deal.
"The terrorist organizations must receive the message that the blood of Israeli citizens, especially residents of Judea and Samaria, is not worthless," says Uri Ariel.
Days after resignation from minister-without-portfolio post, Likud MK reassures public he will continue to represent his party in the Knesset.
New report outlines policy measures to improve Israeli society.
Minister-Without-Portfolio Bennie Begin will most likely have to leave the cabinet.
Cabinet approves long list of deputy ministers.
Tensions between Netanyahu and Erdan intensified Monday when the latter vowed to fight to dismantle the Bezeq Internet infrastructure monopoly.
Likud lawmaker takes over from Yisrael Beytenu MK, who held position for six years.
By SAM SOKOL
Motion, proposed by Yesh Atid, falls by a 59-56 vote.
Both Shas and Bayit Yehudi sought control of the ministry during the recent coalition negotiations.
By JEREMY SHARON
Reform by Kulanu head Kahlon could be stymied by former interior minister.
The new petition is based on the Movement for the Quality of Government’s hope that now that ministers are appointed, court will more seriously consider disqualifying Deri, Galant.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Appointment of right-wing Likud MK to post sends mixed signals and proposes the question of what could have been.
Likud ministers battle over seats; Erdan threatens to stay out
Survey conducted by Smith Polling Institute finds that 52% of respondents say deal with UTJ included too many concessions.
Faction argues two sections of Likud-Bayit Yehudi coalition deal are illegal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Respondents believe Kahlon will fail to fix housing crisis.
Faction steps back from responsibility for religion and state issues.
Court cases, parliamentary maneuvers postpone swearing-in of next coalition.
Bennett: “We will look out for the common good”; Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan to serve as deputy defense minister.
High Court of Justice is set to respond by Monday morning to petition filed by Yesh Atid, requesting injunction to halt enlarging cabinet.
MK adviser to ‘Post’: The majority of Druse serve in the army with many in combat units; “If we are good enough to go to war, we are good enough to be in the government.”
Multiple Likud MKs have reportedly told PM that they want to know which portfolio they will receive before they commit to vote to expand cabinet.
Faction leader Herzog says he will seek to retain role as opposition leader opposition.
Bayit Yehudi MK, 39, is not a lawyer and the same steadfastness of purpose which has made her popular on the Right have earned her jeers on the Left.
Throughout Netanyahu's political career, there have been those who served under him and felt wronged by him.
Faction leader Naftali Bennett's demand comes ahead of Wednesday's midnight deadline to form a new government.
Yisrael Beytenu leader makes announcement ahead of Wednesday morning deadline to form a new government.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
PM Netanyahu has until Wednesday at 8 p.m. to inform President Reuven Rivlin that he has formed a government.
Kahlon, not UTJ to sign first coalition deal, as early as Tuesday.
Negotiating teams to present draft agreements to faction leaders for approval.
PM’s message noted that not only do Druse cooperate in blood, but they are partners in building the holy land of Israel.
Legislation would add politicians to Supreme Court judicial selection panel.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
PM faces criticism as deadline to form new government approaches; premier meets with Kulanu leader Kahlon on Monday night.
Herzog continues to claim reports of a meeting with Netanyahu are untrue.
Sources close to Bayit Yehudi leader say PM had agreed to appoint Bennett defense minister but reserved the right to try to persuade him to take Foreign Ministry instead.
Shas is currently in advanced negotiations with the Likud party to enter the next coalition government, with Deri seeking the Interior portfolio.
PM and his finance minister-designate meet for three hours in effort to work out differences and enable the formation of a new government.
"Netanyahu has the right to close a deal with Herzog. We wouldn't be part of such a government."
New Zionist Union MK seeks to bolster agriculture, strengthen the periphery and improve ties between local and national government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Shas leader Arye Deri Tuesday night and marathon coalition talks will take place next week.
It could take a splitting solution to end the coalition conundrum that has become a splitting headache.
Demand could result in a confrontation with the Supreme Court and US President Barack Obama.
The large majority of haredi boys are taught extremely basic Maths and English in elementary school and virtually none in high school.
Only one party is scheduled to meet with Likud representatives during Passover break.
New MK Merav Ben Ari of Kulanu wants to deal with social issues on a national level.
Speaking ahead of the swearing-in of the new Knesset, Rivlin said the outgoing government was limited in its ability to serve the public and the new one needed to start working.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
Fisher: For first time ever parents intend to exercise right to influence 25% of school curriculum.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
New exhibit: Facing the British Lion — With Nothing but a Pencil
By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
"I propose the following 10-point program to ensure that Israel attains the status we have so long worked to achieve, that of international pariah."
By HAIM WATZMAN
The current government is picking the ministry’s bones to resolve narrow party personnel problems.
By ALON LIEL
You have to pass extensive and arduous tests and you have to show them an infinite number of documents, which prove two things: that you are not a journalist and that you are mentally healthy.
By LIOR DAYAN
‘Metro’ profiles six candidates who hope to draw on their local political experience in the 20th Knesset.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM,TAMARA ZIEVE,SAM SOKOL
Mounting piles of garbage festering in the summer heat are triggering health warnings and protests by residents furious their government failed to avoid the crisis.
Citing personal reasons, Mustafa is the first minister to quit since the formation of a unity government with Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
It is at moments like this that Israeli democracy must defend itself. To that end, the government must take action on three fronts.
By YOHANAN PLESNER
In Israel, the charge that democracy is under threat is a sure sign that the person so charged has a far clearer grasp of what democracy means.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
Throughout my term in the Knesset, people would approach me and ask for “coalition funds” for themselves or for organizations that they represented.
By DOV LIPMAN
The problem is a complete divide within the nation, where half the nation is on one side, and half the nation is on the other side.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS
Government coalition agreements inevitably end up looking like a collection of wish lists presented by the different coalition partners in exchange for their political support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In every election, millions of votes go to waste as Labor voters in staunch Conservative areas, or vice versa, futilely cast their ballot with no ability to influence the final outcome.
By JEFF BARAK
Following weeks of unedifying horse-trading, threats and extortions, compounded by personal malice, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally cobbled together an untenable coalition.
By ISI LEIBLER